Assistant Professor – History (Tenure Track)

History of Africa, the Middle East or South Asia and the History of Islam.

The Wagner College Department of History seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the History of Africa, the Middle East or South Asia and the history of Islam to begin Fall 2018. Teaching requirements include introductory Global History survey course, as well as upper-level courses on Africa, the Middle East or South Asia and Islam. Candidates are expected to teach in Wagner College’s acclaimed First-Year Program and are strongly encouraged to participate in civic engagement projects, interdisciplinary teaching and contribute to co-curricular programming for History Majors and the History Club.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in History by or before August 2018. Send a letter of application, c.v., transcripts, sample syllabi and 3 letters of recommendation to Dr. Rita Reynolds, History Department, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY 10301. Tel: 718-390 3491; Fax 718-420 4158; email: Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 15, 2017. Interviews will be held at the American Historical Association’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC January 2018.

Located in an increasingly diverse metropolitan area, Wagner College is committed to scholarship and community outreach relevant to the needs of New York City. Wagner values campus diversity (domestic and international) and in keeping with this initiative, it welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity and internationalization efforts.